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. >> i believe we ought to make the tax cuts for the middle class permanent. >> we have now got both parties essentially telling a big lie, with a capital "b" and a capital "l," to the public. >> cut taxes. >> cutting taxes. >> make the tax cuts permanent. >> the republican party, as much as it pains me to say this, should be ashamed of themselves. >> this from ronald reagan's old budget director, architect of the largest tax cut in american history? >> it's rank demagoguery. we should call it for what it is. >> welcome to 60 minutes on cnbc. i'm morley safer. in this edition, we look at two of the topics dominating the american economic landscape: jobs and taxes. first, we meet with president obama's so-called jobs czar. then we visit a struggling town in the heartland. and finally, we take a look at a controversial income tax initiative in washington state. in the first decade of the 21st century, big american firms cut around 3 million jobs in the u.s., while adding almost as many overseas. no company went global more aggressively than general electric, the conglomerate that makes
the estate tax, achieve north america energy independence, claiming at the same time that president obama's policies would hurt farmers. the governor talks about his five-point plan to fix the economy, something he says will help everyone from farmers to small businesses. >> i'll make sure our tax policies and our regulatory policies and healthcare, all these things come together to make it easier for small business to grow and thrive. america needs this new direction. we can't go on the path we've been on. we must restore america's strength and i will do it with your help. >> the obama campaign leveling a new attack at governor romney today over his plans to cut spending, specifically cut funding for pbs that would affect big bird. they have a new ad about it on today. >> bernie madoff, gut tons of greed and the evil genius to towered over him. one man has the guts to speak his name. >> big bird, big bird, big bird. >> it's me big bird. >> big yellow, a men as to our economy. mitt romney knows it's not wall street you have to worry about, it's sesame street. >> reporter: the republican n
estate taxes, climate change, environmental regulations, energy policy are hurting farmers. he continues to go after the president on issue of jobs of the even though the unemployment number is down below the psych lodge call level at 8% on the stump in newport news, governor romney found a new way to use it. >> if you look back 60 years, at all the months we had unemployment before 8% before president obama. there were 39 months. in all 60 years with unemployment above 8%. under this president there have been 43 months. under one president alone. he does not understand what it takes to create a real recovery. i do. >> reporter: bill you mentioned the pew poll. the pew poll governor romney was seen as guy with new ideas. he was the one people trust to create jobs. bill: one of the lingering numbers in the debate governor romney's honesty to cut federal spending. >> taking on big bird. bill: how is the obama team, responding that, going after it? >> governor romney was trying to make a point cutting unnecessary spending said. i like pbs i like big bird. i even like you, jim lehrer, but i
said it yesterday, i will say it today, i loved him saying i will not cut a tax that will raise the national deficit. now, everybody can obsess on his 87 -- and obsess on what he said during the primaries. but that sent a message to me, jim vandehei. >> of the philosophy. >> that that philosophy, a moderate philosophy, a conservative with a small "c" philosophy, that i'm not going to be a crazy ideologue, i'm not going to slash first and ask questions later. i'm mindful that we live in a global -- on a global stage. where investors are scared to death that the u.s. is going to sink deeper in debt. he's striking, though, he's striking the right tone for me. i know he's striking the right tone now for a lot of americans. i don't think you can overstate the importance of that new tone. >> well, and if he were to win, and i still think it's a big if, he would have a lot of flexibility, i think, to do what you were talking about three or four minutes ago on the show, which is do a global deal that's positions the united states to really sort of take advantage of this global slowdown.
, mr. romney again said that he would eliminate the estate tax, the so-called death tax and went further as he has on occasion during this campaign to say that he would eliminate capital gains and interest in dividends taxes on the middle class. all in an attempt to spur the economy. shep. >> shep: carl, what's the thinking on governor romney's bounce in the polls since that first big debate? >> they are very pumped here. the romney campaign is quite excited. they say there is more to come. they're building and talking about their ground game, grassroots, 4 million people have been contacted here in ohio alone. 4 1/2 million. that's more than a third of the overall population. the polls have ticked up. romney has closed the gap, leading in some of the national polls, within the mar i didn't know of error, and in most of the battle ground states, he's either closed the gap and in a couple of cases, gone up by a point or two. these are swings in the polls. he's eliminated any bounce the president had gotten from his convention with the own bounce he got last week. with the vice pre
the budget taken care of and paying down debt and tax reform, the messages that worked in michigan. we're the come back state in the country and done reforms in the last year and a half and working we're 50 out of 50 and proven what can be done, it needs to happen in washington now and governor romney is the guy that can get it done. stuart: another issue on the ballot in your state in michigan in november and that's a constitutional amendment which would give enormous new power to municipal unions. am i phrasing is right, that he cans accurate. >> you're right. it would be a major step back in time for michigan. stuart: and michigan could never become a right to work state. it would be out of the question unless you changed back the constitution. the constitutional law could be used to interfere in any local decisions concerning local municipal unions. >> i call it the back in time amendment. because if you step back and look at this, it's not about collective bargaining, i've done collective bargaining with state employees and i believe it's protected in law and other fashions. this
summer flood that it's time to hunt the other guy. it's tech's season, it's travises income the tax season, rabbit season and then he remembered bugs we will throw in the. >> which, it's travis' reason and he will notice and is automatically work out his tax season. okay. have your way. an elephant's willses shot in toward the hapless duck and closes the chernoff. that's the game liberals love to play with this issue. a job the legal part because it knows the difference between the two. there is no difference between someone who came to this country legally and follow the rules and some of his second and remains in violation of our laws. debate the issue, they always want to buy the distinction. i guess there's a difference with robbing a bank using the atm nighter. just taking money of the bank. but most americans another is a difference, and the group really knows of the immigrants themselves, people from europe and india, china, all over the globe who waited in line, filled out forms, debated -- obeyed the law and a love together by liberals with those who did not say -- that doe
of things they say. so they don't mind paying higher taxes. that was in the past. now they're very frustrated with having been painted as villains last time around. they feel like they helped obama get into office, and then they were painted as these evil wall street bankers which they think is unfair. everyone has their own opinion about what caused the financial crisis, but bankers feel like they've been painted as these villains. they also don't like the boot of government on their neck. it's a lot of the same things i hear from small business owners, saying there's too much regulation that's stopping them from doing their job. banks feel like they also have been just the butt of every regulation that's come out, and it's frustrating to them. you may think they need regulation, but this is one to have main reasons why they've lined up behind romney. megyn: you know, just talking to some wall street folks, and i know a lot of folks who were big, big obama donors last time around who have expressed disappointment in being demonized as fat cat bankers and people who have seen their
: he had changed his rhetoric on gun rights, gay rights, climate change and the tax pledge. he lost in iowa, new hampshire and florida. just one month into the primaries, romney's campaign was over. >> i entered this race because i love america. i feel i have to now stand aside for our party and for our country. >> narrator: romney had fallen short, unable to secure the presidential nomination. (crowd chanting): mitt! mitt! >> the mitt romney in 2008 was partly a politician and very much a business person and totally a novice to what it meant to be a national candidate. >> narrator: he had spent $45 million of his own money on the campaign. >> on the plane back to boston, following his announcement, he turned to me and he said, "eric, what are you going to do? we've got to figure out what our people are going to do. they're going to be moving on into other jobs." this was not a person who was thinking about running again for president. i think he felt he had his opportunity and the door had closed to him. >> it's a whole new political world for the president. >> narrator: november,
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